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Woodbury Bulletin letter: Recognizing direct support professionals

To the editor: It’s been gratifying to see the progress our society has made to be more inclusive of people with disabilities. I expect opportunities for employment, independent living and community involvement to continue to increase. There are many reasons ...

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ProAct celebrates Direct Support Professional Week

Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) are crucial to the services provided for people with disabilities. ProAct is celebrating National Direct Support Professional Recognition Week from September 9 to 15. “We want to thank each of our DSPs for their work and ...

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Starting over, with new independence, jobs and a future

A pleasant, talkative individual with retail experience is making his foray into office work, while still maintaining a job at Mall of America. Office assistant Brandon Mathiowetz isn’t shy as he plugs away at a computer near the entrance at ...

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ProAct’s Zach Sjoblom, left, met Congressman Steny Hoyer of Maryland at a Burnsville event.
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Will passion for politics lead to opportunities? That’s their hope.

Eagan Designated Coordinator Charlotte Eastin has been known to think well outside the box when it comes to work and volunteer opportunities for the individuals she serves, and participant Zach Sjoblom’s love of politics is leading to some unconventional approaches. ...

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Employees, others turn out for first blood drive

With 17 Eagan staff donors, about half of them fi rst timers, the first Red Cross blood drive held at ProAct in recent memory tapped 21 contributors, and could have served more if medical supplies hadn’t run out. “We filled ...

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ProAct earns maximum accreditation for its employment programs from international professional standards group

The Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities has granted ProAct an extension of three years, the longest term given by the worldwide body ProAct, Inc., which provides employment and life enrichment services to people with disabilities and other barriers ...

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Business open house and tour May 9 – Eagan

ProAct welcomes the business community for special Open House and tour event in Eagan on May 9. Please RSVP a week or more before. Refreshments served. May 8 9 to 9:45 a.m. Our address is 3195 Neil Armstrong Boulevard – ...

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Red Cross Mobile Blood Drive

Give blood. Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood. Please make an appointment at redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code ProAct – or call 1-800-REDCROSS.

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Diabetic alert dogs visit ProAct in Eagan

Even the best blood sugar measurement technology can’t match the speed of a diabetes companion dog that’s trained to pick up the scent. So says the diabetic alert dog trainers Diane Marquette and Ann Wallen. The duo gave a live ...

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